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Twilight of the Elite The Prosperous, the Periphery, and the Future of France
ISBN: HB: 9780300233766, Yale University Press, February 2019
192 pp., 21x14 cm
Christophe Guilluy, a French geographer, makes the case that France has become an "American society" – one that is both increasingly multicultural and increasingly unequal. The divide between the global economy's winners and losers in today's France...
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From Victims to Suspects Muslim Women Since 9/11
ISBN: HB: 9780300230420, Yale University Press, January 2019
256 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Once regarded as passive victims waiting to be rescued, Muslim women are now widely regarded as arbiters of "terror" and a potential threat to be kept under control. Drawing on interviews and examples from around the world including Afghanistan, Paki...
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Garland of Bones Child Runaways in India
ISBN: HB: 9780300222807, Yale University Press, January 2019
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 36 black&white illus.
This intimate portrait examines the tracks, journeys, and experiences of child runaways in northern India. Jonah Steinberg situates children's decisions to leave home and flee for the city in their larger cultural, social, and historical contexts, an...
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23/7 Pelican Bay Prison and the Rise of Long-Term Solitary
ISBN: PB: 9780300240191, ISBN: HB: 9780300211467, Yale University Press, November 2018
312 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 black&white illus.
How America's prisons turned a "brutal and inhumane" practice into standard procedure Originally meant to be brief and exceptional, solitary confinement in U.S. prisons has become long-term and common. Prisoners spend twenty-three hours a day in feat...
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Domina The Women Who Made Imperial Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780300230307, Yale University Press, September 2018
408 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 colour illus., 3 maps
Augustus, Tiberius, Caligula, Claudius, and Nero – these are the names history associates with the early Roman Empire. Yet, not a single one of these emperors was the blood son of his predecessor. In this captivating history, a prominent scholar of t...
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Devotion
ISBN: PB: 9780300240221, ISBN: HB: 9780300218626, Yale University Press, September 2018
112 pp., 17.8x12.1 cm, 11 black&white illus.
A work of creative brilliance may seem like magic – its source a mystery, its impact unexpectedly stirring. How does an artist accomplish such an achievement, connecting deeply with an audience never met? In this groundbreaking book, one of our cultu...
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Grounds for Dreaming Mexican Americans, Mexican Immigrants, and the California Farmworker Movement
ISBN: PB: 9780300240146, Yale University Press, July 2018
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 31 black&white illus.
Known as "The Salad Bowl of the World", California's Salinas Valley became an agricultural empire due to the toil of diverse farmworkers, including Latinos. A sweeping critical history of how Mexican Americans and Mexican immigrants organized for the...
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Metamorphosis How to Transform Punishment in America
ISBN: HB: 9780300230833, Yale University Press, June 2018
288 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
In the past few years, the need for prison reform in America has reached the level of a consensus. We agree that many prison terms are too long, especially for nonviolent drug offenders; that long-term isolation is a bad idea; and that basic psychiat...
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Migrant Brothers A Poet's Declaration of Human Dignity
ISBN: PB: 9780300232943, Yale University Press, June 2018
144 pp., 17.8x12.1 cm, 1 black&white illus.
As migrants embark on perilous journeys across oceans and deserts in pursuit of sanctuary and improved living conditions, what is the responsibility of those safely ensconced in the nations they seek to enter? Moved by repeated tragedies among immigr...
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Harvey Milk His Lives and Death
ISBN: HB: 9780300222616, Yale University Press, May 2018
304 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 15 black&white illus.
Harvey Milk – eloquent, charismatic, and a smart-aleck – was elected to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in 1977, but he had not even served a full year in office when he was shot by a homophobic fellow supervisor. Milk's assassination at the a...
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